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WE EMEA | EMEA BOARD MEMBERS

CO-HEAD LEADERSHIP CARMEN GONZALEZ-CALATAYUD, Sr Product Specialist ETFs | HSBC Global AM
CO-HEAD LEADERSHIP DEBORAH YANG, Global Head of ESG Indexes MSCI
EXTERNAL LIAISON DEBORAH FUHR, Managing Partner ETFGI
SECRETARY MONICA GOGNA, Partner Dechert LLP
CHAPTER CO-HEAD HELENA CONRADIE, CEO Satrix
CO-HEAD SPONSORSHIP ANA CONCEJERO, Head of SPDR ETFs Spain State Street Global Advisors
CO-HEAD SPONSORSHIP CLARISSE DJABBARI, Deputy Head of ETFs & Indexing Lyxor AM
BOARD MEMBER MANUELA SPERANDEO, Head of iShares EMEA Factors, Sustainable and Thematic BlackRock
BOARD MEMBER ISABELLE BOURCIER, Global Head of Quantitative & Index BNP Paribas Asset Management
TREASURER OPEN POSITION
WE EMEA | LEADERSHIP
CO-HEAD LEADERSHIP & BOARD MEMBER CARMEN GONZALEZ CALATAYUD, Sr Product Specialist ETFs HSBC Global AM
CO-HEAD LEADERSHIP & BOARD MEMBER DEBORAH YANG, Managing Director, Global Head of ESG Indexes MSCI
EXTERNAL LIAISON & BOARD MEMBER  DEBORAH FUHR, Managing Partner ETFGI
SECRETARY MONICA GOGNA, Partner Dechert LLP
TREASURER OPEN POSITION
MEMBERSHIP ANTONETTE KLEISER, VP, ETF Product Brown Brothers Harriman
MEMBERSHIP JULIE ROTHWELL, Senior Manager, ETF Client Services BNY Mellon
 SPONSORSHIP & BOARD MEMBER ANA CONCEJERO, Country Head Spain State Street Global Advisors
SPONSORSHIP & BOARD MEMBER CLARISSE DJABBARI, Deputy Head of ETFs & Indexing Lyxor AM
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS MARGARETA HRICOVA, Director of Marketing & Business Operations ETFGI
MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS LEAH HOLMES, VP, Index Marketing | MSCI
EVENTS CO-HEAD ROSANNA GRIMALDI, Business Development Indices and ESG | Intercontinental Exchange
EVENTS CO-HEAD OPEN POSITION
MENTORSHIP MARY CLAIRE VESEY, Head of Change EMEA SPDR
MENTORSHIP JOY YANG, Product Specialist | marketBeta
MENTORSHIP RACHEL VANDERVORD, Product Tax Manager Vanguard
MENTORSHIP MARYNE LEVEUVRE, Business Development Manager Euronext
MENTORSHIP CATRIONA COLE, Senior Associate Matheson
MENTORSHIP JENNIFER FITZPATRICK, Director KPMG Ireland
MENTORSHIP EMMA CONATY, Head of Global Registration Services Maples Group
SOCIAL MEDIA BARBARA KEARNEY, Managing Director Tomo Enterprises
  NEWSLETTER RACHAEL REVESZ, Freelance Journalist
    5TH ANIVERSARY COORDINATION  ANYA TERESHKOVA | DWS

WE EMEA | CHAPTERS
PARIS CHAPTER CO-HEAD DIANE PISSIER, Index Sales MSCI
PARIS CHAPTER CO-HEAD NATHALIE GUEZ, Director, ETF & Index Sales BlackRock
LONDON CHAPTER HEAD JESSICA LANA, VP, ETF Sales Bank of America Merrill Lynch
DUBLIN CHAPTER HEAD NICOLA SHERIDAN, Financial Services Tax Senior Manager PwC
DUBLIN CHAPTER HEAD KATY WALTON JONES, General Counsel Invesco
AMSTERDAM CHAPTER CO-HEAD MIRANDA GOSSEN, Global Head of Legal Flow Traders
AMSTERDAM CHAPTER CO-HEAD MARIA NARITSIN Optiver
AMSTERDAM CHAPTER CO-HEAD EMMA WEEDER, Institutional Business Development BeNeLux & Denmark UBS
AMSTERDAM CHAPTER CO-HEAD CLEO RUARDIJ Flow Traders
FRANKFURT CHAPTER HEAD ALICE HUEBENER, Passive Sales Specialist DWS
FRANKFURT CHAPTER HEAD CHRISTIANE GUDOWIS DWS
ZURICH CHAPTER HEAD DANIELLE REISCHUK Six Group
ZURICH CHAPTER HEAD DANIELA GEISSMANN BlackRock
CAPE TOWN & JOHANNESBURG NERINA VISSER, ETF Strategist & Advisor etfSA
CAPE TOWN & JOHANNESBURG, & BOARD MEMBER
HELENA CONRADIE, CEO Satrix
 
WE EMEA | CITY LIAISON
BRUSSELS NELE VAN DER BORGHT, Head of Institutional Marketing, Continental Europe State Street Global Advisors
      LUXEMBOURG LARA PAVANELLO, Risk Manager European Commission
LUXEMBOURG SAN-MARIE GREEFF  
MADRID MADDALENA LICCIONE, Journalist We Wealth
MADRID NINA PETRINI, Head of Passive & ETF Specialist Sales Iberia UBS
MADRID ALEXANDRA LEVIS, President Arro Financial Communications
MADRID & LISBON TERESA CASTAÑEDA
MILAN ILARIA PISANI, Head of ETF Institutional Sales Lyxor Asset Management
MILAN SILVIA BOSONI, Head of ETFs, ETPs & open end Funds, Listing & Market Development  Borsa Italiana
MILAN ALESSANDRA CALABRETTA, Passive & ETF Sales Italy UBS
 MILAN ROBERTA GASTALDELLO, ED, Head of ETF Distribution Italy JP Morgan 
NIGERIA  ARIYIKE DARAMOLA, ETFs & Indexes Product Manager The Nigerian Stock Exchange 
STOCKHOLM ULRIKA DRAX JOHANSSON, Co-Founder Valuex Research
TEL AVIV
TZLILL KEREN, Israel & EMEA Representative | BlueStar Indexes
 
 
WE EMEA | PAST BOARD MEMBERS & PRESIDENTS
BOARD MEMBER VALERIE BAUDSON, CEO of CPR AM, Head of ETF, Indexing & Smart Beta Amundi
CO-PRESIDENT ISABELL MOESSLER, ETF Sales Business Development Manager, Markets Global Sales Euronext
CO-PRESIDENT ELEANOR HOPE-BELL, Founder & Managing Director Quartam Capital


We would like to thank all the women and men helping us to organize various activities for our members throughout Europe.

WE EMEA LEADERSHIP TEAM CONTACT: EMAIL US.

Interested in getting involved with WE EMEA?  Click here for more details: GET INVOLVED. 
 
 
WE EMEA | SPONSORSHIP

Our WE EMEA chapter  has a fast growing constituency and offers many opportunities for sponsors to gain recognition in all major European and MEA financial centers - internally and externally - as a leader in supporting women in financial services. 

800+ members and growing

Membership includes women across the ETF Ecosystem, including ETF providers, ETF asset managers, ETF owners, media, index providers, broker-dealers, law firms, new ETF entrants.
 

POTENTIAL BENEFITS OF SPONSORSHIP

 Speaking spot at regional event
 Prominent branding in event signage and event email communication
 Distribution of materials at event
 Giveaway opportunities at events
 Acknowledged on WE Website as sponsor for event
 

Whether you decide to support one chapter or several, WE will aggregate your giving to allow you the benefits defined in our Corporate Sponsorship Tiers listed here: CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP LEVELS.

 

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WE EMEA | EVENTS
VIEW PAST WE EMEA EVENTS: 
 
 
10 DECEMBER 2019
WE EMEA | DUBLIN | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
WE Dublin chapter is hosting a session led by Carol O'Kelly (CEO Redstorm) who will offer engaging and practical tips on building your personal brand and developing your high value network. Carol is regarded as one of the leading proponents of Personal Branding for high level executives having worked with key teams in companies such as EY, KPMG, BoI Corporate Banking and the Executive Institute.

This event will open with an introductory note from WE EMEA Dublin Chapter, followed by engagement with Carol O'Kelly and concluding with a networking cocktail to celebrate WE 5 years anniversary, this celebration is open to all.  LEARN MORE

 
 
10 DECEMBER 2019
WE EMEA | LONDON | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Women in ETFs and WisdomTree invite you to celebrate Women in ETFs 5th Anniversary this festive season and join a thought-provoking event that looks to raise awareness, tackle siloes and make us comfortable with being uncomfortable in relation to Diversity & Inclusion.

The event will include an interactive presentation from inequality experts “Fearless Futures”, centred around smashing siloes and innovating our inclusion thinking and doing. To follow, Matt Cameron, Managing Director & Founder of “LGBT Great” will wrap up presentations with an insightful and personal anecdote to highlight that we’ve done ‘ok’, but we aren’t where we think we are.  LEARN MORE
 
 
3 DECEMBER 2019
WE EMEA | PARIS | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
WE Paris chapter is hosting a coaching session, lead by David Chouraqui (Executive Coach & Management Consultant - WINGMIND) who will address how to go past the comfort zone to achieve your objectives.

This event will open with an introductory note from, Deborah Yang (WE EMEA Board Member and Head of ESG Indexes MSCI EMEA) and conclude with a networking cocktail to celebrate WE 5 years anniversary, this celebration is open to all.  LEARN MORE
 
 
NOVEMBER 1, 2019
WE EMEA | SOUTH AFRICA | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Please join Women in ETFs South Africa Chapter to celebrate WE's 5th Anniversary. 

Keynote speaker: Richard Poplak, award-winning author and correspondent

Topic: The Investment Case for China - and how to access it through ETFs.

LEARN MORE

 
 
30 OCTOBER 2019
WE EMEA | FRANKFURT | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Women in ETFs lädt Dich zum 5-jährigen Jubiläumsevent ein! Wir freuen uns auf eine Coaching Session mit Tips zum Thema Gehaltsverhandlungen speziell für Frauen und einen feierlichen Blick auf das globale Wirken von Women in ETF mit Gründungsmitglied Deborah Fuhr.   LEARN MORE

 
 
24 OCTOBER 2019
WE EMEA | AMSTERDAM | WHO NEEDS WORDS? BUSINESS BODY LANGUAGE WORKSHOP
Join WE Amsterdam for a Business Body Language Workshop.
Did you know we judge within 7 seconds? And others judge you in 7 seconds? On how trustworthy and competent we are. That our body language can have 4 x more impact on the first impression we make than any other factor. 

Women in ETFs, UBS Asset Management and Flow Traders invite you to join this Business Body Language workshop hosted by Joanna Polak-Goodman director of @Imagetalks. LEARN MORE

 
 
17 OCTOBER 2019
WE EMEA | MILAN | 5TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT
Women in ETFs turns 5!

The Milan Chapter of Women in ETFs is pleased to invite you to celebrate 5 years of connecting, supporting and inspiring.    

LEARN MORE

 
 
OCTOBER 10, 2019
WE LONDON | WOMEN IN ETFs & DWS: THEMATIC INVESTING
Women in ETFs and DWS cordially invite you to attend our next event dedicated to Thematic Investing at the DWS offices in London Victoria on 10th of October 2019

In this evening session, we will have Francesco Curto, co-head of Research at DWS presenting on “Smart Investor’s Guide to Fourth Industrial Revolution”. This will be followed by a panel discussion on merits of Thematic Investing and the ways of incorporating themes in the investment portfolios. 
 
We look forward to seeing you there.  LEARN MORE
 
 
SEPTEMBER 16, 2019
WE EMEA | China 360° – LUNCH PANEL IN FRANKFURT
Women in ETFs lädt Sie zum Lunchpanel ein: Fünf Expertinnen bieten aus verschiedenen Fachbereiten eine 360° Perspektive auf die Chancen und Hürden bei Investitionen in diesem spannenden und sich schnell verändernden Markt.

Kommen Sie zum Panel mit Häppchen und Networking zum Ausklang!    LEARN MORE

 
 
JULY 12, 2019
WE EMEA | JOHANNESBURG | EFFECTIVE DIVERSITY ON EXCO TEAMS
Please join WE EMEA | JOHANNESBURG for a diversity presentation and networking breakfast featuring Zanele Morrison, JSE Director, Marketing & Corporate Affairs, Marketing Management.   LEARN MORE

 
 
JUNE 7, 2019
WE EMEA | LONDON | THE OPPORTUNITIES & CHALLENGES IN INVESTING IN CHINA
Women in ETFs and Macquarie invite you to attend a panel lunch session for a market update on China, the panel will discuss recent market events from trade tensions to index inclusions. Joining the panel will be leading China experts Dr. Xiaolin Chen, Head of International at Krane Funds Advisors, Steve Lee Head of China & Taiwan for HSBC Global Asset Management and Amanda Rebello, Director and Head of Passive Distribution, UK, Ireland & Channel Islands,GCG-Passive.   LEARN MORE
 
 
MAY 17, 2019
WE DUBLIN | YOGA FOR STRESS MANAGEMENT & WELLNESS IN THE WORKPLACE
Join WE Dublin for a pre-summer early morning Yoga session in the Iveagh Garden Hotel on Harcourt Street Dublin 2, followed by a healthy breakfast providing the opportunity to meet and network with your fellow WE members.
 
The event will be run by Yoga teacher Lydia Sasse who specialises in Yoga for Stress Management and Wellness in the Workplace. In these classes she shares techniques to understand how stress affects our bodies and what we can do to better manage that both at home and in the workplace. LEARN MORE
 
 
APRIL 16, 2019
WE DUBLIN | 2019 MENTORSHIP LAUNCH
Please join Women in ETFs at the launch of the 2019 Mentorship Programme in Dublin. We will introduce the programme, share experiences from the 2018 programme and connect mentors and mentees.

Our sponsors, PwC, and leaders in the industry will provide insights on mentorship and diversity.

The event will be followed with an opportunity to network over drinks and canapés.  LEARN MORE
 
 
APRIL 16, 2019
WE LONDON | 2019 MENTORSHIP LAUNCH
Please join Women in ETFs at the launch of the 2019 Mentorship Programme. We will introduce the programme, share experiences from the 2018 programme and connect mentors and mentees.
Our sponsors, PwC, and our keynote speaker, Cuan Coulter, Head of EMEA at State Street Global Advisors will provide insights on mentorship and diversity.
The event will be followed with an opportunity to network over drinks and canapés.  LEARN MORE
 
 
MARCH 13, 2019
WE LONDON | THE NEW FACE OF DIVERSITY INVESTING
You are invited to register to attend the “The new face of diversity investing” event hosted by Bloomberg and Women in ETFs on March 13th from 8:30 - noon in London – there is no cost to attend the event.

If you know anyone – women or men – that would like to attend the event please have them register on the event website at bloomberglp.com/ETFDiversity.  LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 12, 2019
WE EMEA | LONDON | 2019 BELL RINGING AT LSE
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | BRUSSELS | 2019 BELL RINGING AT EURONEXT
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | DUBLIN | 2019 BELL RINGING AT EURONEXT
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | ZURICH | 2019 BELL RINGING AT SIX
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | FRANKFURT | 2019 BELL RINGING AT XETRA
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | PARIS | 2019 BELL RINGING AT EURONEXT
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.  LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | JOHANNESBURG | 2019 BELL RINGING AT JSE
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development. LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | STOCKHOLM | 2019 BELL RINGING AT NASDAQ
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.  LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | AMSTERDAM | 2019 BELL RINGING AT EURONEXT
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.  LEARN MORE


 
 
MARCH 8, 2019
WE EMEA | MILAN | 2019 BELL RINGING AT BORSA ITALIANA
For the fifth consecutive year, a global collaboration across 75 stock exchanges around the world plan to ‘Ring the Bell for Gender Equality’, to celebrate International Women’s Day 2019 (Friday, 8 March 2019).

The events are a partnership between, Women in ETFs, UN Global Compact, UN Women, Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative, IFC, and the World Federation of Exchanges to raise awareness about the business case for women’s economic empowerment and the opportunities for the private sector to advance gender equality and sustainable development.  LEARN MORE
 
 
 
WE EMEA | MENTORSHIP

WE EMEA runs a mentorship programme from April 2019 to January 2020 (lasting 10 months) connecting experienced senior mentors within the ETF industry with individuals who are more recent to the industry. A careful matching process is undertaken to match mentees to an appropriate mentor based on the goals and objectives that the mentee wishes to achieve throughout the duration of the programme.  

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WE EMEA | GET INVOLVED
Interested in getting involved?
  • Join our planning committees.
  • Become a mentor.
  • Be mentored.

Please reach out to us! We look forward to hearing from you.

WE EMEA LEADERSHIP TEAM CONTACT: Email

 
 
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